Columnist

Jason Rushin

Jason Rushin has nearly 20 years of experience in software marketing, consulting, and engineering, and currently works as a marketing consultant for high tech clients, both locally and in Silicon Valley. Prior to relocating to Hawaii in 2010, he led marketing at several Silicon Valley software startups. Once in Hawaii, he launched and subsequently sold his own startup, and has been an active supporter of Hawaii’s small-but-growing startup ecosystem. Jason holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

June 2016

Wednesday, June 29

State Pulls Plug On Mbloom, But Still Wants To Help Tech Startups

March 2016

Friday, March 11

Civil Bytes: Sultan Ventures Is Everywhere In Hawaii’s Tech Scene

February 2016

Friday, February 26

Civil Bytes: Can’t You Just Beam Me That New Desk?

Friday, February 5

Civil Bytes: Travel-Planning Web App Builds Momentum On Island Time

January 2016

Tuesday, January 26

Civil Bytes: Is Hawaii’s Tech Accelerator As Successful As It Claims?

Friday, January 8

Civil Bytes: Could Smartphone Apps Help Police Target Speeders?

December 2015

Thursday, December 24

Cyber Bytes: Startup Brings Holiday Invitations Into Smartphone Era

Friday, December 11

Civil Bytes: Your World Is Immersive, So Why Not Your Snapshots?

November 2015

Friday, November 13

Civil Bytes: Drone Racing Picks Up Speed in Hawaii

October 2015

Friday, October 30

Civil Bytes: Forget Ghosts And Goblins, Fear Those Handheld Devices

Friday, October 16

Civil Bytes: Nothing Brings Us Together Like a Flash Flood Alert

Friday, October 2

Civil Bytes: Local Startup Wants a Piece of the Battery Storage Action

September 2015

Friday, September 18

Civil Bytes: DevLeague Works to Fill Hawaii’s Tech Talent Gap

August 2015

Friday, August 28

Civil Bytes: Telecommuting Could Be an Economic Force for Hawaii

July 2015

Friday, July 31

Civil Bytes: Support for Innovation Grows in Unlikely Places

Friday, July 17

Civil Bytes: Even Your Air Conditioner Wants an App

June 2015

Friday, June 12

Civil Bytes: 5 Apps to Keep You Sane This Summer Travel Season

May 2015

Friday, May 29

Civil Bytes: Virtual Reality is Getting Real in Hawaii

Friday, May 8

Civil Bytes: Maui Tech Night Shows Hawaii’s Progress — Or Not

April 2015

Friday, April 3

Civil Bytes: That’s Not a Drone, That’s a Researcher

March 2015

Friday, March 6

Civil Bytes: Robbie Melton Nurtures a ‘Hub Building Around Tech in Hawaii’

February 2015

Friday, February 6

Civil Bytes: Startup Paradise Shows Progress, But Let’s Get Critical

January 2015

Friday, January 9

Civil Bytes: Bikeshare Hawaii Wants You Out of Your Car

November 2014

Friday, November 21

Civil Bytes: UH Launches Rocket Scientists into Entrepreneurial Unknown

October 2014

Friday, October 24

Civil Bytes: How Fast Does Your Internet Service Need to Be?

January 2014

Wednesday, January 1

Want to Visit an Ancient Hawaiian Fish Pond? Now There’s An iPhone App

September 2013

Friday, September 20

Bluesmiths: Maui’s Waterwear Craftsmen

Tuesday, September 10

Honey, Let’s Move To Hawaii!

June 2012

Thursday, June 28

Bill Signing A Big Moment For Hawaii Startups

Sunday, June 17

Hawaii Has Much to Gain With Start-Up Accelerators